Heartwarming Moment Achraf Hakimi Shared a Loving Kiss With His Mum After Penalty Heroics Emerges

Heartwarming Moment Achraf Hakimi Shared a Loving Kiss With His Mum After Penalty Heroics Emerges

  • Achraf Hakimi rushed to the stands to celebrate Morocco's World Cup quarter-final landmark
  • Hakimi, born in Spain and from Real Madrid's academy, bundled Spain from the World Cup
  • Up next for Morocco is a quarter-final showdown with Portugal, who crushed Switzerland 6-1

Marauding Morocco wing-back Achraf Hakimi demonstrated his pure love for his mother, following his penalty heroics against Spain.

Hakimi scored a sensational game-winning Panenka penalty, as his nation punched their ticket to the quarter-finals of the World Cup at the expense of the Europeans.

The 24-year-old defender's decisive penalty ensured Morocco became the fourth African nation to reach the last eight, the first from the continent since 2010.

Achraf Hakimi, kiss, mother, Morocco, World Cup
Achraf Hakimi went straight to his mum to celebrate Morocco's historic win. Photo credit: @ESPNFC @JacobsBen
Source: Twitter

On the back of his heroics and the North Africans' historic milestone, the Paris Saint-Germain right-back found his way into the stands to share the moment with his mother.

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In a photo trending on social media, seen by Sports Brief, Hakimi shared a loving kiss with his mum after helping the Atlas Lions advance to the next stage of the competition.

It would be recalled that Hakimi had a similar moment with his mother after the Atlas Lions booked a ticket to the round of 16, following a 2-1 win over Canada in their concluding Group F fixture.

Hakimi shares hug with mum

Hakimi shared an emotional hug with his mother, after he helped Morocco in a surprise World Cup group stage win over Belgium.

The North African country continued the theme of World Cup shocks, by cruising to a 2-0 win against the Europeans.

Two second-half goals from Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal saw the Atlas Lions secure their first win in 24 years at the Mundial.

Kylian Mbappe hails Hakimi

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that France and Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe celebrated his teammate Achraf Hakimi on the back of his heroics against Spain.

Hakimi scored the winning penalty as Morocco shocked Spain on penalty shootouts in their round of 16 clash.

The Atlas Lions star coolly slotted home a Panenka penalty to bundle La Roja, the team of his country of birth, out of the World Cup.

Source: SportsBrief.com